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ctrl-break wont break out of VBA on Dell laptop running XP

I just got a Latitude D630 running XP and Office 2003 I use for VBA development. problem is ctrl-break does not break when a program is running like it does on all other PCs I've worked with. I have tried every combination using the Ctrl, Fn, Break (Pause) key, but nothing works.

If I enable Application.EnableCancelKey in VBA the Esc key works like the ctrl-break should, but this is not what I want (to capture the esc key).
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Wicklunda
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and235100Commented:
Easy thing to try first - plug in a usb cable - and try that.
If that works - then you might have an issue with the notebook keyboard.

Otherwise - check that these aren't assigned.
At start of macro

Application.EnableCancelKey = wdCancelDisabled

At end of macro

Application.EnableCancelKey = wdCancelInterrupt
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WicklundaAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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and235100Commented:
Glad I could help.
Thank you.
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